librarian, West Seattle High School Library


"For her work with the boys and girls of West Seattle High School to whom the school library, which they have helped to plan and operate, is a vital force in their daily lives...her vision of what state library organization might accomplish for school and public libraries... her sound ability and qualities of leadership that helped to make this possible ... her belief in people and books and the potential that they have in bringing about world understanding which made her teaching experience at the Japan Library School at Keio University (in Tokyo) an inspiration to the students who were to become school and children's librarians". - Bulletin of the A.L.A., September 1956, p513.

Awards Won

Title Year
Grolier Foundation Award

Presented to a librarian in a community or in a school who has made an unusual contribution to the stimulation and guidance of reading by children and young people.

1956 - Recipient(s)